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intercourse and kidnapping. >> inside the. vernon odom is live with more. >> that verdict came quickly after only six hours of deliberation in total, five hours yesterday, and one hour this morning before the jury brought the verdict in sore write i was distracted there. after one hour of deliberation this morning after sleeping on it overnight. each time christina regusters heard the forewoman say guilty the trembling increased the verdict this was regusters a worker that wore muslim des guys to gain access her school and kidnap the kindergartner and sexually assault her. she fooled the child into believing there were three people involved instead of one. >> she told victim a name when she was dressed in muslim garb
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and then a different name when no longer dressed in the garb and gave her information about an alleged man. there's no evidence to suggest that man ever existed. >> all hail the victim who despite injuries from the sexual assault spent days with police until she spotted walton street house where she was taken and kept mind foldd she walked streets with our investigators to the point where when she was getting tired she was look i want to come back and help more. >> police say this case is closed. but regusters lawyers believes there was others involved in a conspiracy. >> i don't think she had the capability of coming one a extreme like this. >> the victim's mother wept when the verdict came down and left court without comment and the family already launched a civil suit against the school district. >> this woman walked into this school dressed in muslim garb and was not even asked for i.d.. she took a child out of the school and just handed over to a
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stranger. >> jim, judge jeffery minehart will past sentence des 19 and they want her put away for life. live at the criminal justice center vernon odom channel "action news". >> workers at the taj mahal casino atlantic city were warned today they would be out of work in november and trump entertainment resorts sent notices to more than 3100 employees saying casino hotel could close november 13 and company filed for bankruptcy on tuesday and its other casino trump plaza is closing next week. twelve children in delaware hospitalized with a respiratory illness. ten from newcastle county and fwrun kent and one from sussex county. of course, the big question here r. the kids suffering from entervirus 68 that infected more
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than 1,000 people mostly children across the country. here's medical reporter and registered nurse ali gorman. early tuesday morning bonnie jahari says her 14-year-old ground daughter alexa was flown by helicopter to the dupont hospital for children and monday morning alexa was fine and monday night she could barely breathe. >> it's scary really scary. you could see her belly was sucking in and struggling that hard to breathe. >> she says alexa has asthma and her medication didn't help. she thinks entervirus 68 is to plame. it's the same virus that cents hundreds of kids to hospital as cross the country. >> we were on the lookout for it. >> karen raven of dupont hospital said they sent five samples to cdc to be tested for enter owe virus 68. she tells parents not to panic
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but be aware ware. look for symptoms out of the ordinary. prevention. >> hand washing is the most effective way to prevent the spread of viruses. also if you cough or sneezing use your inner elbow or a tissue you propertyly throw away. >> and of course stay away from others sick. if your child is sick keep them home. and as for alexa her grandmother tells us she is slowly getting better. and results from the cdc are expected sometime late next week. reporting from new castle county delaware, ali gorman, "channel 6 action news." >> high hangle rescue team spent an hour saving a tree trimmer who fell on the job in claymont delaware this afternoon and police say the man fell 40 feet and landed on a hor net's nest in the tree. and this happened in the 500
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block of west holly oak road. and officials state 30-year-old was unconscious as flown to christian hospital and sake treated for stings and deep cuts that he suffered in the fall. in the east quick section of philadelphia the question is how do you rescue residents from homes that are slowly sinking. and "action news" was there for a fact finding mission today and the start of process that could be painful for residents and end up being a very expensive proposition. live in the 6900 block of gross by place "action news" reporter chad pradelli. chad, what happened there today? sdwlim is a heavily damaged home. i want to show you this homeowner had work done and a contractor came here and took siding off. take a look at this. cracks in the brick. if you look at this beam here look at the slope as you pull out. it really looks like it's singing here. also when you look at this home you can see the slope as well. there are many homes in this area like this and today, homeowners finally got action
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but they're far from a remedy. their doors don't close. plaster is crumbling. and gaping cracks are emerging. >> you can see the cracks all the way across. >> reporter: today city councilman and army corps of engineers and other congressional toured a home in the section of philadelphia. >> cracked base ms and drive ways and sunken drive ways and sunken garages this is what we're up against. >> we had constructional engineer come in and say this problem could not be fixed your house was sinking. and that is when we started asking the city for help. >> it's not a secret particularly in the area a lot of homes are built on marsh land. i'm from the understanding that most of the homes are sinking based upon how they were actually built. >> all these houses back in here -- >> the problems bring back memories of infamous logan triangle section of sinking
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homes build on the wing of hocking streak 1920s. in 1986 the city recommended that nearly 1,000 homes should be evacuated. the cost was fearly $50 million and took 15 years. >> it's our money that is going down the hole. >> what is causing the problems here is unclear. counsel illman is working to find found pay the army corps to do a study but any study will take a year. and it's time these residents may not have. >> we cannot sell it. our homeowners insurance is canceling but we have to pay taxes on it and it's worth nothing. >> i want up or down. if you can't fix it we need to be talking about some kind of federal funds to get us out of here. >> and out here live this is another example of some of the settling you can see this slab of cement looks like it settled an inch, inch and a half there's quite a bit of damage out here. how many homes are affect sunday clear at this point and one
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resident estimated upwards of 200. we'll know more ft. army corps of engineers gets that funding and they can finally do a study. live in southwest philadelphia chad pradelli "channel 6 action news." jim. >> thank you, chad. from our delaware newsroom tonight new castle county officials have given their policing to build a 14 story cellphone tower in a cemetery. and the county board after justment voted 3-2 lasts night in favor of at&t tower at all saints cemetery near newark. it will be need look like a bell tower. >> today marks the one year anniversary since the devastating fire wiped out a section of boardwalk in seaside park and sea side heights and the wind whipped inferp owe destroyed 60 businesses and funtown pier per and rebuilding has been slow in the year since. a new boardwalk was constructed connecting the two towns but the businesses are yet to be rebuild. investigators determine the fire started in aged wiring
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compromised by salt water and sand during super storm sandy. we have nging court or jury coverage of the boardwalk plays -- we have continuing coverage ever the boardwalk blaze anniversary. we have photographs of the fire as it consumed businesses and attractions and pictures of the khard boardwalk after the fires. from our new jersey newsroom, national education association president lilly escalon garcia was in camden today and visited with teachers and staff at pine point middle school and she discussed her agenda for public education and needs of schools that deal with scream poverty. >> coming up on "action news" tonight miss america will be crowned sunday on channel 6 and we catch one local contestant who hope it is their name called and eagles discuss injuries to the offensive line and how that will affect monday match-up with the indianapolis colts, cec.
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>> i fantastic twhaerj friday and stormtracker 6 live showing rain advancing that will put a damper on part of the weekend. new details on the timing in the accu wairming forecast. those stories and much more accu wairming forecast. those stories and much more when "action news" continues
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ready for the big show on sunday. there's wonderful girls here i love all of them app i think miss america organization shows that we are some of the best and brightest and talented in this country. >> i'm really kind of taking abreath enjoying this experience. now i'm excited for sunday. for me to be miss new jersey competing for miss america provides a source of hope and inspiration for city of atlantic city and neighboring towns. >> miss new jersey sierra taylor jones daughter of two casino workers she knows how important a tradition like miss america is for a city where several casinos closed leaving thousands without jobs. >> i call my aunts and i uncles and parents breast friends forever working at the casinos are losing jobs and 'tis ditch consult. >> timing is bad with everybody losing jobs. stad about that. hopefully it will bring a pods light in atlantic city. >> i love. it every since i was little girl i've gone to every event. >> back in atlantic city for the second year in a row the ratings soared last year and abc hopes
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to is say repeat. miss delaware a temple alum was born in new jersey. so was miss energy fwhoj attends rutgers and miss pennsylvania attends carnegie mellon university and has an advantage she won the talent preliminary think week. >> when they called my name i was like pennsylvania wow it took me by. >> for spectator coming down they can attend the miracle mile walk new to the miss america path than the year friday knight and some of the proceeds will go to children's miracle network and saturday is the big shoe parade where you can show their shoes and sunday of course is the night everyone has been waiting for when you find out who will be crowned miss america. for now reporting live in atlantic city, annie mccormick, "channel 6 action news." >> thank you, any. we want to remind you to tune in sunday beginning at 7 p.m. for countdown to the crown. karen rogers, matt o'donnell, and melissa magee will have a live pageant preview from the board wack in atlantic city and our pageant coverage continues at 8 with the road to miss
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america and the miss america competition follows at 9
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>> another major problem in the national football league here's jamie apody. >> it's unbelievable what's happening. horrifying week for the nfl continues. this in tonight minnesota vikings star adrian peterson has reportedly been indicted by a sgrand juror. >> i texas reckless or nenlt injury to a khixtd his 2-year-old son was killed last year because of domestic violence at the hands of the boyfriend of the mom's. they're gathering more preparation. >> eagles get set to face the colts monday night football. birds three point under dogs after scoring 34 unanswered to beat the jags and colts coming off a come back loss for denver. they don't want to start 0-and
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there's offensive line injuries to consider. how will the game go. >> it's going to come down to execution and who wants it more. any day any game is who wants to more wheen will execute better. >> i think it will be a shootout i really do. i think it will be kind of getting them guys moving a little bit and tire them out. you know get plays in the air and on the ground. i think it will be a good sglaim big match dwroup watch between nick foles and andrew luck both from the pac 12 and out of the same draft and bhoj a lot of success. luck was the number one overall pick that year he's tough and has plenty of weapons says ron jaworksi, espn analyst. the wide receiving core is solid and hilton is great guy and reggie wayne short guy and so that means you must play with great discipline on the defensive side. when there's not one go-go guy
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and there's not a real type quarterback that stays in the pocket, discipline will be important. billy davis and this defense must play with great discipline against andrew luck. >> and eagles colts monday night we're teaming up with phl17 to bring you action. first up pregame show "countdown to kickoff" followed by eagles and colts, "monday night football" kicks off on phl17, 8:00. >> fition continue their soaryes. marlins in the hunt. 5 1/2 cards out of the wildcard spot. their chances took a hit last night when john carlos stanton was lost for the season. stanton hit in the face by a pitch. lost to milwaukee. taken off the field by ambulance with multiple facial fractures cuts and dental damage. leads the national league with 37 home runs and all of baseball with 105 rbis. rutgers up next for penn state and marks the big 10 debut for
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the scarlett knights. his guys face a hostile road environment in new jersey and now teams can pipe in artificial noise to help that along and to prep them coach has been blairing music all week in hopes it will help his team concentrate. sounds like he's taken a page out of chip kelly's book. >> as a change in college football you can have music and other things going until the snap is imminent row we'll get our guys prepared for that. we'll have rock, country, rap, hip-hop, all the time it will be a club like atmosphere. >> i think i want to practice at pen statement finally how you call your shot when playing pool, eight ball corner pocket only golf. william mcllroy and tee short clips tree and gets lost only to be found in this fan's pocket. jup, ball landed in the guy's khaki shorts. roary took a free drop and two
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put and the fan likely he didn't hit the so the from original sfot probably would have hurt. >> maybe the ball was in the pocket for a long time. >> skeptic. >> well little suspicious. >> i know it was everything else. >> cecily tynan with the accuweather forecast when we >> cecily tynan with the accuweather forecast when we continue in a
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>> stormtracker 6 double scan showing dry conditions out there and the action cam taking a look and seeing bright blue skies today. just a few wispy cirrus clouds here or there and temperatures
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slightly below the average high for this time of year and the weather highlights will show you i'm tracking a dreary saturday and an extended taste of fall. and tomorrow, if you have an outdoor plan and you can get them in in the morning that's the best bet of getting dry weather. it will be cloudy. cool, that rain will be developing by midday and the wettest period. between noon and 6:00 we're looking at quarter inch to half inch of rain. so a pretty good soaking in the afternoon. and not heavy enough to cause any problems regarding localized flooding. in the meantime right for the weekend and through next week we have big dip in the jet stream and what this will do is push any summerlike weather down to the south. and we will keep temperatures on the cool side in the 70s next week. in philadelphia, 76. high today 78. 60 degrees below average. le aen town 7. millville 72. wilmington 75. and dewpoint general any in the
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50s. very comfortable air mass. and satellite 6 along with action radar showing we have a zone of clear skies here from dry air. however there's showers down to the south. showers out to the west. and we consolidate and this is what will bring us clouds and showers. so future tracker showing tomorrow morning 8:00 lots of clouds and maybe a few peaks of sunshine if you're lukey and by lunchtime it clouds up showers developing and really widespread shower activity again we'll wait until afternoon, 4:00, some potentially heavy downpours and then moves out around 9:00 and then behind this system on sunday sunshine is back by 9 pbgs in the morning and that sunshine will be stick around all day long. looking g if you're down the shore tomorrow the ocean temperature 73 degrees. tomorrow is a great dayto read a book or play games. clouds with afternoon rain again. you could go for i walk in the morning. 74. by sunday. sunny, lot nicer, 71 degrees.
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heading to the poconos cool and rainy tomorrow. high of 61. sunday, clouds. 64 degrees. overnight low 78 dropping down to low 40s in the poconos. the call from accuweather for friday night coming up late tonight comfortable and 64 to 62 degrees and exclusive accuweather 7-day forecast tomorrow, clouds, showers, periods of steadier rain in the afternoon and high of 70. and sunday, though, sunshine is back. low humidity. gorgeous, on the cool side, 73. monday, up to 77 degrees. monday night, tuesday morning some showers. but they move out quickly by the afternoon. sunshine. and 75 degrees and wednesday, thursday and friday, we're looking at dry conditions. sunshine. but chill in the air. afternoon highs only in the low 70s. so umbrellas needsed for tomorrow and next week throw on a jacket or sweater it's that time of year. >> sfunlly tonight spectators
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wowed by stunt driving on the streets of philadelphia today [ sirens ]. the philadelphia highway patrol motorcycle drill team showed off skills in center city. thiss with a preview of what's to come at the 60th annual philadelphia hero thrill show and the show is next saturday september 22 outside wells fargo center and proceeds go towards scholarships for the children of police and fire personnel who have been killed in the line of duty. >> abc's world news tonight with david muir is next on channel 6 and "action news" continues at 10 on phl17 with brian taff, shirleen alicott, adam joseph, and ducis rogers and then please join us for "action news" at 11 here on channel 6. for cecily tynan, jamie apody, ducis rogers and the entire "action news" team, i'm jim ducis rogers and the entire "action news" team, i'm jim gardner, we hope you will join
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don't believe tom corbett's tv ad. the facts speak for themselves. tom corbett cut a billion dollars from our schools. he took an ax to education. twenty-seven thousand educators were laid-off. class sizes increased. and now almost eighty percent of school districts plan to raise property taxes. tom corbett. can't trust him on education. can't trust him to be for us.
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welcome to "world news tonight." breaking tonight, nfl in crisis mode. one of the biggest stars in the league indicted. and what roger goodell is saying, is he sticking to his story? and tonight, the joan rivers investigation, the doctor being asked to step down. and what happens after you take your car into the shop? our team, and our cameras rolling. and our person of the week. sting, and the brand new american honor. why he's